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caging material and impact to the environment he she was certain there had to be a better way. a co-worker suggested she tried zipco the company drops off and picks up plastic reusable moving boxes instead of all this material we had to take and dispose of, a gentleman came this morning, picked up my plastic boxes. >> reporter: two years ago they launched the company with both the environment and cost savings in mind. >> each person on average uses between 60 and 75 boxes a lot of waste that going tone up in the landfill. >> reporter: the becomes can be reused up to 500 times. zipco box costs three bucks cardboard in the two to three dollar range. one zipco box holds 30 to 40% more than the same sized cardboard box. hillary thinks she saved $40 to $50. the savings come in different ways. >> they are going to save on the boxes them says, not having to get tape and the move time, it is faster you are paying the movers less time. >> reporter: a large moving company is considering making a change to plastic boxes. >> plastic containers have tremendous potential to help improve the movin
. >> the difficulty that californians love their environment. they don't want to have facilities that they perceive to be degrading that environment. on the other hand, they want to have cheap gas. this is conflict. >> reporter: there is no time line to make a decision on that state waiver. state regulators have had the request now for three days. >> terry: we are following developing news out of new jersey right now. at least a dozen people are recovering after the bus they were riding overturned on an interstate. authorities say about 60 people including several children were on board when the bus flipped over onto its side in wayne, new jersey. they have removed all the passengers. three people have been taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries. it's not clear what caused the fwougs overturn. >> troubles in china for apple's new iphone 5. thousands are on strike over strict working conditions. we wanted to take a live look outside -- another great picture. we can't find a bad picture. they are all gorgeous this morning and what a day for san francisco. we got the partly cloudy bu
, and a joint investigation by abc news and the food and environment reporting network found more than 100 reported illnesses due to blue-green algae exposure. >> essentially if we don't solve this problem, somebody's going to die. >> reporter: ohio state's dr. jeffery reutter is the foremost authority on blue-green algae. he says it's a nationwide problem, largely caused by farm fertilizer runoff. the cure, he says, is convincing farmers to carefully fertilize so the nutrients stay on the fields and not in the water. >> otherwise, these blooms are going to continue to grow. the human health problems that we see are going to increase. >> reporter: assaulting our senses, our economy and our health. jim avila, abc news, lake petenwell, wisconsin. >> our thanks to jim tonight. >>> and in los angeles, a bridge demolition that forced officials to shut one of america's busiest highways, the 405 freeway went according to plan. fears of a massive traffic nightmare, the so-called carmageddon, were not realized. drivers steered clear of the area, and the lanes are expected to re-open as planned for
, no strict time limits for answers. creating an environment in which the two will be able to challenge one another. every detail here set for tonight, both campaigns flipping a coin. the president will be introduced first, he'll get the first question. the romney campaign winning the toss on closing arguments. governor romney will get the final word tonight. even a coin toss over the wives. mrs. romney will be introduced first. both wives playing the role of debate partner. mrs. romney telling cnn it's been her most important role during the campaign. >> it's a cute thing that he does, almost after every answer. he finds me in the audience. as soon as he gets on stage, the first thing he does is, he takes off his watch and puts it on the podium. but then he writes "dad." >> reporter: romney's father, the one-time michigan governor, who also ran for president. and the first lady acknowledging her own nerves. >> i get so nervous at these debates and, you know, i'm like one of those parents watching their kid on the balance beam. you just are standing there, trying not to, you know, have any
to beating heart cells. the process done in a petri dish is growth factors that mimics the environment. it is not always a precise science. >> you know, my weekends sometimes would hinge on whether i came in and sold beating cells or not. >> wons they had enough of the beating cells they began watching them as they grew and developed painstakingly extracting their dna and cataloging the genetic changes, a process made possible only by the development of powerful new gene sequencing technology. >> the human genome that was announced cost $3 billion to sequence one individual's dna. and now we can do the same person's dna in a week for $3,000. >> still it took massive networks of computers to organize the data into a color coded genetic blueprint detailing the creation of a heart cell. while having a genetic heart cell macon jury them up, they may be repairing them or heading off birth defects in babies before they are even born. >> we potentially could. part of the attraction to understanding this blueprint, especially this type of blueprint is that it is very aminable -- amenable. >> t
. the process done in a petri dish is growth factors that mimics the environment. it is not always a precise science. >> you know, my weekends sometimes would hinge on whether i came in and sold beating cells or not. >> wons they had enough of the beating cells they began watching them as they grew and developed painstakingly extracting their dna and cataloging the genetic changes, a process made possible only by the development of powerful new gene sequencing technology. >> the human genome that was announced cost $3 billion to sequence one individual's dna. and now we can do the same person's dna in a week for $3,000. >> still it took massive networks of computers to organize the data into a color coded genetic blueprint detailing the creation of a heart cell. while having a genetic heart cell macon jury them up, they may be repairing them or heading off birth defects in babies before they are even born. >> we potentially could. part of the attraction to understanding this blueprint, especially this type of blueprint is that it is very aminable -- amenable. >> they hope to study the dna of
, and a joint investigation by abc news and the food & environment reporting network found more than 100 reported illnesses due to blue/green algae exposure. >> essentially if we don't solve this problem, somebody's going to die. >> reporter: ohio state's dr. jeffrey reuter is the foremost authority on blue/green algae. he says it's a nationwide problem caused by farm fertilizer runoff. the cure, he says, is convincing farmers to carefully fertilize so nutrients stay on the fields and not in the water. >> otherwise these blooms are going to continue to grow. the human health problems that we see are going to increase. >> reporter: assaulting our senses, our economy, and our health. jim avila, abc news, lake petenwell, wisconsin. >> that is nasty stuff. >> oh, that's an understand statement, but the wisconsin department of natural resources says the best way to treat this is naturally, but they say it could take several years to get rid of it completely. in fact, there was a large amount of -- lake erie, almost a third of the surface, covered. >> cut big time into the fishing industry the
said your plan will kill 700,000 jobs. i don't want to kill jobs in this environment. make one more point. >> let him answer the taxes thing for a moment. mr. president? >> well, we've had this discussion before. >> about the idea that, in order to reduce the deficit, there has to be revenue in addition to cuts. >> there has to be revenue in addition to cuts. governor romney has ruled out revenue. he's ruled out revenue. >> completely? >> the revenue i get is by more people working, getting higher pay, paying more taxes. that's how we get growth and how we balance the budget. but the idea of taxing people more, putting more people out of work, you'll never get there. you never balance the budget by raising taxes. spain spends 42% of their total economy on government. >> okay. >> we're not spending 42% of our economy on government. i don't want to go down the path of spain. i want to go down the path of growth that puts americans to growth with more money coming in. >> go ahead, mr. president. you are saying, in order to get the job done it's got to be balanced. >> if we are serious,
two factors at play. there's been the environment of the country, the large number of people that think we're on the wrong track. and the perceptions and images of the candidates. each had an advantage. what happened last night was the images of the candidates, mitt romney evened that ground. when that happens, people say, well, since they're both roughly even, we're off on a wrong track, why wouldn't i take a chance on the new guy? that's the difficult side that president obama has to get. he has to turn this around. >> he has two more coming up. donna, you're in the room with president obama today. what do you tell him? >> mr. president, get a good night's sleep, have that anniversary champagne, but guess what? you have two more debates. look up and give it to mitt romney. also, talk about big bird next time. >> thanks very much. >>> thanks so much, george. it was a huge night online for the debate, as well. the event was exploding, literally, on social media, setting a new record on twitter. bianna golodryga is here to break down all the numbers. the most tweeted about eve
crash environment so you really get to see the whole picture which you never get to see in the lab. so it gives us an opportunity to have a whole new data set to use for seats and interiors. >> so what would you change now? >> well, it's difficult to say what you would change. like there's nothing -- they're doing a pretty good job right now. it validated what the current safety regulations and measures are doing. so without making a big drastic change, oh, this is a problem. in other words, it gives you information that says, okay, we can do this, we can use the forces we measured at the floor to see how better seats and interiors could be designed. >> for example, at the start of the show today. we had a row of seats become unbolted from an airplane in flight. >> right. >> might you be strengthening those on other flights coming up? >> it's probably more of a maintenance issue. the strength is usually good. it's making sure everything's put in properly but it will help you understand the limits of survivability. >> well, it's a fascinating experience. most crashes are in fact surv e
to be a particular mold known as aspergillus which is present in our environment, it's fairly ubiquitous. we breathe spores in every day and they typically don't make people sick. >> now, the massachusetts specialty pharmacy suspected as the source of the steroid medicine has voluntarily suspended operations. >>> a philadelphia police officer seen on video punching a woman in the face will soon be out of a job. the city's top cop, announced that he is firing lieutenant jonathan josie saying it is difficult to justify his actions during a post parade street party over the weekend. gusman was handcuffed after being knocked to the ground. disorderly conduct charges against her have now been dropped. >>> ashton kutcher has punked plenty of people with great comedic effect. he was at the center of a hoax on police yesterday which had nobody laughing. police and s.w.a.t. teams, with guns drawn, converged on his hollywood home after some one reported a burglary was under way. nothing of the sort was going on. kutcher wasn't even home at the time. >> hollywood station received a teletype, apparently from a
-inflammatory agents that can decrease the big "c." what about cancer-causing items in our environment? chemicals known as perks from our dry cleaner can be dangerous. >> if you have no choice, when you bring home your dry cleaning, remove the plastic bag. let the clothes air out before putting them in your closet or on your body. >> reporter: empowering us all to take back some control from this devastating disease. for "good morning america," amy robach, abc news, new york. >> good information right there. >>> coming up, what would you do if you saw a father buying alcohol for underaged kids? >>> also, two women, one big ambush makeover. wait until you see how they look now. >>> all right. d.j. m.o.s. rolling the tunes inside our studio. coming to times square, to the question, when kids get their hands on alcohol, latest survey shows that the source is often an adult family member. even though under aged drinking is against the law. that leads to a dilemma. what would you do if you saw an adult buying alcohol for a teenager? the legal drinking age is 21 in this country. john quinones asks that quest
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